Planning for Results day

Planning and preparation are important, so please take the time to read the information below. The advice you will find is relevant no matter where you decide to go.

If things don't go to plan, don't panic - we are here to help. Contact our expert team of advisors and they will explain what to do next.

What to do when you receive your grades

There are a few ways you can find out if your place is confirmed at Liverpool John Moores University.

  • Check your phone on results day for a text message from LJMU confirming your place.
  • Log on to your UCAS application from 8.15am with your personal UCAS ID number.
  • Call our Confirmation Line on +44 (0)151 231 5090 and speak to an advisor, lines are open from 7.30am to 7pm on Thursday 15 August.

If your place is confirmed, there is no need to contact us.  We will be in touch via email with the next steps. Check out the Before you arrive website for information for new students.

If your UCAS application hasn’t been updated, please don't worry, this could be for a variety of reasons. Call us on the Confirmation Line - 0151 231 5090 - if you have any queries about your place.

Irish Leavers Certificate

We are aware that the Irish Leaving Certificate results will not be released until Friday 23 August. Please be reassured that your offer will be held until we receive your results. You must send them to us as soon as you receive them.

Clearing and Adjustment explained


Clearing gives students who either have no offers or haven't met, their expected grades the opportunity to find a place at university. It is also a way for late applicants to secure a place at university.

You can search for available courses.


Adjustment allows students who have not only met but exceeded their original firm choice offer, the chance to reconsider where and what they would like to study.

Vacancy hotline

The LJMU Vacancy Hotline 0808 5 564 565 will be live from 7.30am until 7pm on Thursday 15 August when a team of operators will be available to discuss your Clearing options with you. If you are calling from outside the UK please dial +44 (0)151 556 4886.

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Good luck

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you the best of luck – we hope all your hard work pays off and you will be joining university this September.

Remember to follow LJMU on X @LJMU for the very latest clearing, confirmation and enrolment updates. And if you have a question for LJMU, please get in touch via X or contact our Confirmation Line +44 (0)151 5090.